“Tranquility of Spring” Textured Bluebonnet Painting by Niki Gulley

 

 “Tranquility of Spring” ©2022 Niki Gulley

12″ x 18″ Textured Acrylic on Panel

Painted on location, this beautiful, peaceful spot kept calling me back to capture it. Between the soft morning light, the carpet of azure blues formed by rows and rows of Texas bluebonnets and the gentle shimmer on the pond’s surface, I?had to capture the tranquility of the moment. I hope you are also transported to an uplifing place overflowing with the cathartic feelings of being surrounded by Texas’ beauty in springtime.

E-mail Niki Gulley for more details.

Or, to purchase directly, go to nikigulley.com/springs-palette-iii/.

 
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To see more of my contemporary landscape paintings, please visit nikigulley.com.
 

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New “Enduring Legacy” Texas Landscape by Impressionist Artist Niki Gulley

“Enduring Legacy” ©2022 Niki Gulley

24″ x 12″ textured acrylic painting on 1.5″ gallery wrap canvas with the scene continuing around the edges

These two massive, gnarly trees seemed to rise out of nowhere amongst the rolling fields of Texas bluebonnets.  I feel like they had a story to tell, and I needed to capture their enduring presence by making them the focus of my painting. Purposely choosing this elongated canvas gives their trunks and limbs plenty of room to express their legacy and emphasize their majesty. Exciting pops of color, energetic strokes and a touch of whimsy add to the joy of these ancestral beauties.

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To see more of my contemporary floral paintings, visit nikigulley.com.
 
For more information on my palette knife bluebonnet and Texas wildflower paintings, please e-mail Niki Gulley.
 

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“Spring’s Palette III” Textured Bluebonnet Painting by Niki Gulley

 “Spring’s Palette III” ©2022 Niki Gulley

24″ x 24″ Textured Mixed Media Collage on Canvas

Loaded with thick, textured paint over multiple layers of color, these Texas wildflowers are bursting to life with dimension and energy. Whimsical blooms seem to dance in nature’s kaleidoscope of spring hues bringing joy and sunshine to everyone they greet.

E-mail Niki Gulley for more details.

Or, to purchase directly, go to nikigulley.com/springs-palette-iii/.

 
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To see more of my contemporary landscape paintings, please visit nikigulley.com.
 

https://www.instagram.com/nikigulley/

 

“Running Red III” Textured Poppy Painting by Niki Gulley

 “Running Red III” ©2022 Niki Gulley

30″ x 48″ Textured Mixed Media on Canvas

In this series, I wanted to create pieces that are full of joy, energy, texture and light. Working on oversized canvases and painting the blossoms larger than life add to that feeling of hope and exuberance. Choosing to leave the background airy and working with thick layers of white on white paint, ribbons of brightly colored blooms dance across the canvas with spontaneity and freedom. Subconsciously, I feel like these light-filled visions came to me in response to so much bad news and the COVID lockdown. Searching for a way to create more space, room to roam and the freedom to live life to its fullest, I hope these paintings bring the beauty of nature inside and fill your spirit with light and cheer.

 

 
To purchase “Running Red III,” go to nikigulley.com/running-red-iii/.
 
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To see more of my contemporary poppy paintings, please visit nikigulley.com.
 
For more information on my large floral paintings, please e-mail Niki Gulley.
 

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New “Kinetic Blues II” Highly Textured Bluebonnet Painting by Niki Gulley

  

“Kinetic Blues II” ©2022 Niki Gulley

SOLD • 36″ x 36″ textured mixed media on 1.5″ gallery wrap canvas with the painting continuing around the edges

Just sold through the Good Art Company Gallery!  I wanted this painting to convey the joy of being surrounded by our gorgeous Texas wildflowers. Painting these bluebonnets larger than life and flinging and pouring paint to create a joyful, kinetic kaleidoscope, I feel like the result really lifts one’s spirits. Playing with a calming palette of blues, yellows and greens and building up a lot of texture with palette knives also adds to the energetic, peaceful presence of being immersed in nature.

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To see more of my contemporary landscape paintings, visit nikigulley.com.
 
For more information on my palette floral paintings, please e-mail Niki Gulley.
 

https://www.instagram.com/nikigulley/

New Textured Bluebonnet Painting by Palette Knife Artist Niki Gulley

    

 “Melting Blues” ©2022 Niki Gulley

36″ x 60″ Textured Mixed Media on Canvas

In this new series, I wanted to create pieces that are full of joy, energy, texture and light. Working on oversized canvases and painting the blossoms larger than life add to that feeling of hope and exuberance. Choosing to leave the background airy and working with thick layers of white on white paint, ribbons of brightly colored blooms dance across the canvas with spontaneity and freedom. Subconsciously, I feel like these light-filled visions came to me in response to so much bad news and the COVID lockdown. Searching for a way to create more space, room to roam and the freedom to live life to its fullest, I hope these paintings bring the beauty of nature inside and fill your spirit with light and cheer.
 
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If you’d like to see “Melting Blues” in person and you are in the Houston area this weekend, please stop by my booth at the Woodlands Waterway Art Festival:

 

Woodlands Waterway Art Festival
The Woodlands, TX
April 9 (Saturday) 10am – 6pm
April 10 (Sunday) 10am – 6pm
 
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To see more of my contemporary landscape paintings, please visit nikigulley.com.
 
For more information on my palette floral paintings, please e-mail Niki Gulley.
 

https://www.instagram.com/nikigulley/

 

 

 

New “Cobalt Cascade III” by Palette Knife Artist Niki Gulley

 
“Cobalt Cascade III” ©2022 Niki Gulley

30″ x 30″ textured mixed media painting on 1.5″ gallery wrap canvas with the scene continuing around the edges

Painted layer upon layer, dreamy light shines through the underlying tangle of spring hues creating a mysterious aura of peace and hope. Glimpses of bluebonnets peek through the colorful cascade signaling the exuberance of springtime and bountiful blooms that lift your spirit. Bursting with texture and energy, may “Cobalt Cascade” elicit joy, serenity and promises of the day to come.

If you’d like to see “Cobalt Cascade” and more of my textured “impasto” paintings in person and you are in the Houston area this weekend, please stop by my booth at the Woodlands Waterway Art Festival:

Woodlands Waterway Art Festival

 

The Woodlands, TX
 
April 9 (Saturday) 10am – 6pm
 
April 10 (Sunday) 10am – 6pm
 
 
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To see more of my contemporary floral paintings, visit nikigulley.com.
 
For more information on my palette knife bluebonnet and Texas wildflower paintings, please e-mail Niki Gulley.
 

https://www.instagram.com/nikigulley/

New Textured Abstract Bluebonnet Painting by Texas Artist Niki Gulley

  

“Cobalt Cascade” ©2022 Niki Gulley

30″ x 30″ textured mixed media painting on 1.5″ gallery wrap canvas with the scene continuing around the edges

I wanted this painting to be about the joy I feel in springtime when Texas wildflowers are bursting forth, creating their symphony of colors. Magical light flows around them casting its warm glow and hope for the upcoming day. As the sun illuminates the horizon, bluebonnets and a kaleidoscope of blooms sparkle and dance across the canvas. I hope “Cobalt Cascade” fills your heart with the power of nature to lift your spirits, energize your soul and bathe you in peace.

To purchase this painting, please contact AO5 Gallery in Austin, TX at https://ao5gallery.com/collections/niki-gulley.

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To see more of my contemporary landscape paintings, visit nikigulley.com.
 
For more information on my palette floral paintings, please e-mail Niki Gulley.
 

https://www.instagram.com/nikigulley/

New “Cobalt Cascade II” by Palette Knife Artist Niki Gulley

   

 
“Cobalt Cascade II” ©2022 Niki Gulley

30″ x 30″ textured mixed media painting on 1.5″ gallery wrap canvas with the scene continuing around the edges

Painted layer upon layer, dreamy light shines through the underlying tangle of colors creating a mysterious aura of peace and hope. Glimpses of bluebonnets peek through the fiery cascade signaling the joy of springtime and bountiful blooms that lift your spirit. Bursting with texture and energy, may “Cobalt Cascade” elicit joy, serenity and promises of the day to come.

Please contact AO5 Gallery in Austin, TX to purchase this painting:

https://ao5gallery.com/collections/niki-gulley.

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To see more of my contemporary floral paintings, visit nikigulley.com.
 
For more information on my palette knife bluebonnet and Texas wildflower paintings, please e-mail Niki Gulley.
 

https://www.instagram.com/nikigulley/

New “Kinetic Blues” Highly Textured Bluebonnet Painting by Niki Gulley

 

 

“Kinetic Blues” ©2021 Niki Gulley

36″ x 36″ textured mixed media on 1.5″ gallery wrap canvas with the painting continuing around the edges

With such depressing news these days, I felt compelled to paint something that would make us feel much better. And, it worked on me, so I hope it does the same for you. I felt so much happier after painting this larger than life bluebonnet and Indian Paintbrush scene. Working with palette knife and a lot of texture, reveling in the process of flinging and pouring paint to create a joyful, kinetic kaleidoscope, and playing with a cheerful palette of reds, yellows and blues, I feel like this one really lifts one’s spirits and has a touch of whimsy to it.

For more details and to purchase “Kinetic Blues,” go to nikigulley.com/kinetic-blues/.

 
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To see more of my contemporary landscape paintings, visit nikigulley.com.
 
For more information on my palette floral paintings, please e-mail Niki Gulley.
 

https://www.instagram.com/nikigulley/